Board Announces Participants, Agenda for July 29 Internal Control Roundtable

Washington, D.C., Jul. 25, 2003

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board today announced the participants and agenda for the July 29 roundtable meeting on internal controls.

The roundtable meeting will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Congressional Room of the Capital Hilton, 16th and K Streets N.W., in Washington, D.C.

The roundtable is open to the public and will be webcast.

The archived webcast of the roundtable can be found here.


Agilent Technologies
Greg W. Matz
Director of Internal Audit

American Society of Corporate Secretaries
Marie Oh Huber
Securities Law Committee

Association for Investment Management and Research
Patricia D. Walters
Senior Vice President of Professional Standards and Advocacy

Bank of America
Frank McNichol
Chief Operating Officer Corporate Audit

California Board of Accountancy
Wendy S. Perez

Commercial Federal Bank
Hal A. Garyn
Senior Vice President - Director of Audit and Risk Services

Deloitte & Touche LLP
John A. Fogarty
Director of Audit Policies & Methodologies

Ernst & Young LLP
Al Paulus

Federal Reserve Board
Gerald A. Edwards, Jr. ("Jerry")
Associate Director and Chief Accountant-Supervision Division of Banking Supervision and Regulation

Financial Executives International
Colleen Sayther
President & CEO

Grant Thornton LLP
John L. ("Arch") Archambault
Managing Partner of Professional Standards

Intel Corp.
Janice F. Wilkins
Vice President, Director of Internal Audit

Mark Niswonger

National Association of State Boards of Accountancy
Diane M. Rubin, CPA
NASBA Director-at-Large

Pfizer, Inc.
Hugh Donnelly
Vice President, Audit

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Gary Stauffer

Securities & Exchange Commission
Alan L. Beller
Division of Corporation Finance

Scott Taub
Deputy Chief Accountant

Siemens Corporation
Jeffrey S. Scholl
Vice President Financial Audit, The Americas

Teachers Insurance and Annuity
Association College Retirement Equities Fund
Linda E. Scott
Director, Corporate Governance

Witt, Mares & Company
Michael Umscheid, CPA
Member of the Firm

Reporting on Internal Control Roundtable

Time (approx) Topic
8:30-9:30am Registration tables open
9:30-9:45 Welcoming Remarks
9:45-10:25 A. Objectives of the Engagement and Standards on Internal Control
Discussion questions 1-4
10:25-11:05 B. Documentation of Internal Control by Management
Discussion questions 5-8
11:05-11:30 C. Framework for Evaluation
Discussion questions 9-12
11:30-12:00 D. Significant Deficiencies and Material Weaknesses in Internal Control
Discussion questions 13-17
12:00-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:00 E. Material Weaknesses Corrected During the Period
Discussion questions 18-19
2:00-2:25 F. Using the Work of Others, Including Internal Auditors
Discussion questions 20-21
2:25-2:55 G. Scope of Testing Controls
Discussion questions 22-26
2:55-3:25 H. Reporting
Discussion questions 27-28
3:25-3:45 I. Auditor Independence
Discussion questions 29-31
3:45-4:00 Audience Questions